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Discussion with Five African Agriculture Ministers from Kenya, Liberia, Mali, and Tanzania

Date: 
Monday, October 17, 2011 - 11:30 - 14:30
Location:
B1 Conference Center, Room C
1800 K St. NW, Washington, DC 20006
 
 
Please join the Partnership and CSIS for a panel discussion featuring:
 

Five African Agriculture Ministers
from Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mozambique, and Tanzania

 
Agenda:
 
11:30am-12:00pm: Opening Remarks
Ambassador William Garvelink, Senior Adviser, CSIS Project on U.S. Leadership in Development
Dr. Peter McPherson, Board Chair, Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa
 
12:00pm-1:00pm: Panel 1: Implementing CAADP and Feed the Future: Experience, Challenges, and Opportunities
• The Honorable Florence A. Chenoweth, Minister of Agriculture, Republic of Liberia
• The Honorable Aghatam Alhassane, Minister of Agriculture, Republic of Mali
Tjada McKenna, Deputy Coordinator for Development, U.S. Feed the Future Initiative, USAID
• Moderated by Ms. Johanna Nesseth Tuttle, Director, Global Food Security Project
 
1:00pm-2:00pm: Panel 2: Building Strong & Sustainable Public-Private Sector Partnerships
• The Honorable Professor Jumanne A. Maghembe, Minister of Agriculture, Food Security, and Cooperatives, Republic of Tanzania
• The Honorable Sally Kosgei, Minister of Agriculture, Republic of Kenya
• The Honorable José Condugua António Pacheco, Minister of Agriculture, Mozambique
Njack Kane, Board Member, Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa
• Moderated by Dr. Mima Nedelcovych, Board Member, Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa
 
2:00pm-2:30pm: Closing Remarks and Q&A
Mr. Jose W. Fernandez, Assistant Secretary, Department of State, Bureau of Economic, Energy, and Business Affairs (DOWNLOAD REMARKS)
 
Please join us as we host five African Ministers of Agriculture for a timely discussion on food security. The conversation will focus on Feed the Future implementation and how the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) is shaping agricultural priorities. Additionally, we will discuss the role of the private sector in agriculture development and the potential of Africa's next generation of scientists working on agricultural research. 
 
Lunch will be served.
 
 
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